Hannelore, owner of Hannelore's Bridal Boutique, and daughter Pamela Vito, sent over an invite to preview the latest addition of Julie Vino gowns as an exclusive to their store.  Israeli designer Julie Vino is creating quite the stir in the bridal fashion world with a glamorous line of wedding gowns meant to accentuate a woman's body, elongate and flatter the form and create a sensuous... (more)
Stay tuned later this week as Engaged! sets off for Ireland!  We will be traveling about the Emerald Isle and documenting all things wedding related!  You'll see wonderful sights thanks to photographer Laura Gordon who is excited to visit Ireland for the first time; and Julie Savage, of Strawberry Milk Events, will be keeping an eye out for things stylist and noteworthy related to... (more)
Mandarin Oriental, Washington, DC A seasoned expert on fabulous parties, Marie Steffany has been involved in the hotel and catering industry in the Washington, DC area for over 18 years. She and the team at the Mandarin Oriental recently toasted their 10th anniversary by hosting a celebration for clients during peak time for the Cherry Blossoms - a truly picture-perfect scene as guests were... (more)

Tulips in Bloom at the Shoreham

Tuesday, April 22, 2014  ///  Real Weddings
Tulips in Bloom at the Shoreham
Loving your job encompasses a lot. You enjoy your colleagues. You enjoy the everyday tasks. You work with and conquer the challenges that come about.  But how many can easily say they love the physical building of their workplace?  As I took a potential client around the hotel the other day, the tulips were in bloom all around our backyard garden and gazebo.   I literally... (more)

Berkeley Castle

Wednesday, April 16, 2014  ///  Real Weddings, Destination Weddings
Berkeley Castle
We've been scouting the UK for a fairytale castle wedding! The private driveway leading up to the side entrance here at Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire, England. If a couple chooses to have their wedding here, they would have exclusive access to the entire castle grounds on their big day!

Waterlogue App - Love it!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014  ///  Invitations
Waterlogue App - Love it!
Have you tried the Waterlogue app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch yet?  Oh my word, I am addicted!  The app is very simple to use:  just launch the app ($2.99), take a photo or select one from your photo library by tapping the camera button, and then let Waterlogue literally "paint" the picture in front of your eyes!  The results can be stunning, depending on the... (more)

Wedding at Morven Park

Friday, January 3, 2014  ///  Real Weddings
Wedding at Morven Park
Samira and Chad were married on September 14th, 2013 at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA. Samira's Persian culture was highlighted with the ceremony d├ęcor as well as the food options for her guests. Their ceremony took place around the reflecting pond with the reception in the carriage house courtyard.  After Samira and Chad's traditional Persian ceremony, her guests... (more)
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has partnered with renowned designer Lela Rose to create an exclusive capsule collection of wedding dresses inspired by the resort and destination. Inspired by the essence of the vibrant island and exceptional resort, the collection of wedding dresses is available exclusively to brides booking their wedding at the St. Regis Bahia... (more)
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Love Couture
James Allen
Reston Limousine
Muse Studios
Omni Shoreham Weddings
Sandi Hoffman
MaeMae Paperie
Crate & Barrel